Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 18th Apr 2006 17:49 UTC
Linux Efforts to bring glitzy new graphics to Linux are fueling an old conflict: Does proprietary software belong in open-source Linux? The issue involves software modules called drivers, which plug into the kernel at the heart of the open-source operating system. Drivers let software communicate with hardware such as network adapters, hard drives and video cards.
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KenJackson
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2005-07-18

...my brain is wired strange...

You put words in the mouth of Linus, brought God into the debate, exonerated theft, and posted a huge number of words, but you never touched on the technical issue--the reason we oppose proprietary drivers. Get some sleep, leech.

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